The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 77 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 16 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.41% 2.50% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 3.05% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9 31 27
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £42,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
User Stories
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
968 1017 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.06% 81.95% 79.58%
Number of salaries quoted 732 949 814
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,650 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +15 9 £33,500 -10.66% 2
Luton - 5 £40,000 - 1
Dunstable - 1 £32,500 -
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) System Testing
2 9 (42.86%) SaaS
3 8 (38.10%) Scrum
4 6 (28.57%) QA
4 6 (28.57%) Use Case
4 6 (28.57%) .NET
5 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) UML
7 3 (14.29%) DSDM
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 3 (14.29%) Workflow
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) BPMN
8 2 (9.52%) User Experience
8 2 (9.52%) Kanban
8 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
8 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
8 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Change Control
8 2 (9.52%) Degree
8 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
8 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
8 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) Migration
8 2 (9.52%) Finance
8 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) Change Management
8 2 (9.52%) Client/Server

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SMS
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Analyst
2 19 (90.48%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Product Owner
4 1 (4.76%) Chief Technology Officer
4 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.52%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) System Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Scrum
4 6 (28.57%) Use Case
5 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) UML
7 3 (14.29%) DSDM
7 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) Workflow
7 3 (14.29%) BPMN
8 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
8 2 (9.52%) Kanban
8 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
8 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) Migration
8 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) CBAP
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
Luton, Bedfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Up to £40k plus bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedford
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago